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 Magnificent Tamil Nadu 
 Chennai | Mahabalipuram |Pondicherry
INR 25,254
From   INR 19,999  
(Price per person on twin sharing)
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
  Price Includes:
• Private car transfer
• Accommodation on twin sharing
• Sightseeing
• Meals as per itinerary
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Day 1: Arrive Chennai
Morning arrive at Chennai Station / Airport.

Chennai is the fourth largest city in India and the seat of culture and learning in South India. It is also the third largest commercial and industrial centre and the automobile capital of India. Chennai lies on the Coromandel Coast along the Bay of Bengal, a city famous for its beaches, historical monuments and its rich cultural heritage. It is home to one of the world’s longest beaches, the Marina Beach which is 21 km long. Check into the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2: Chennai
After breakfast, leave at 09.00 am for a full day sightseeing tour of Chennai, during the course of which you will cover the St.Thomas Mount, Guindy National Park, Snake Park, Birla Planetarium, Besanthnagar Beach, Church and some Temples. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 3: Chennai – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram (141 Kms)
After breakfast, drive to Mahabalipuram enroute visit Kanchipuram. In the afternoon drive to Mahabalipuram for sightseeing. Overnight stay at hotel.

Kanchipuram is the ancient capital of the Pallava's and is also known as ‘The City of Thousand Temples’. Among the major Hindu temples in Kanchipuram, the most prominent is the Shiva temple. Also worth seeing are the Temples of Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy. Kanchipuram is also famous for its hand woven silk saris.

Mahabalipuram is breathtakingly real with artistic impressions of beauty and harmony carved out of rocks. Mahabalipuram attracts tourists, due to its monumental splendour and sunny beaches. The visit is spiritually refreshing, with many artistic and period style temple displays representing various dynasties. Also see the famous Seven Pagodas and Krishna’s Butter Ball or balancing rock.

The phrase “Seven Pagodas” refers to a myth that has circulated all over the world for over eleven centuries. Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temple built in the 8th century CE under the reign of Narasimhavarman II, stands at the shore of the Bay of Bengal .Legend has it that six other temples once stood with it.
Krishna's Butter Ball is a huge, spherical monolith near the Ganesha Ratha. It rests precariously on a narrow rock base and seems to defy the rules of gravity. It is fifteen feet in diameter and could have probably been the raw material for the temples around. Myth has it that could be one of Krishna's pranks to leave the rock there or it is believed that several Pallava kings had also attempted to move the stone but neither the kings nor their elephants could shift the boulder even an inch.

Day 4: Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry (134 Kms)
After breakfast drive to Pondicherry and check into the hotel. Visit the Aurobindo Ashram. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

The Aurobindo Ashram promotes Aurbindo's ideas in bringing about a synthesis of Yoga and modern science, so as to unite the spirit and matter. Later go on to see Auroville a township which promotes international living and creates a new environment where men and women of all nationalities live together in harmony.

Day 5: Pondicherry – Chidambaram – Pondicherry
After breakfast, drive to Chidambaram which lies on the north edge of the Coleroon River. In Chidambaram visit the Nataraja Temple that is dedicated to the dancing Lord Shiva, a famous Hindu deity of the Chola Kings. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 6: Pondicherry – Chennai (162 hrs/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Chennai to board train/ flight for onward journey.
 
Suggested Hotels
  City
  Chennai Banzz Park Tulip Quality Inn Sabari Classic
  Mahabalipuram Golden Gun GRT Regency
  Pondicherry Zest Big Beach Resort Maison Perumal
 
 
 
 
Tour includes:
 
Welcome drink on arrival
2 night’s accommodation in Chennai
1 night accommodation in Mahabalipuram
2 night’s accommodation in Pondicherry
Half day visit to Kanchipuram
All sightseeing and tour as mention in itinerary
All sightseeing and transfers by private basis AC car
Daily breakfast
All current applicable taxes
       
Tour does not include:
 
Any meal not mention in the itinerary
All tips
All portages
Any fee and charges not mention
       
Private Car Transfer

Routing: Chennai – Mahabalipuram – Pondicherry – Chennai
Outbound – Daily
Departs Various - Arrives Various
Inbound - After 5 night
Departs Various - Arrives Various




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